Cellist Julieanne MacLean Tehan is a member of the Camerata Chicago Academy Faculty and has a vibrant musical career in the Chicago area. She is a professional member of the Elmhurst Symphony, subs with the Rockford Symphony and New Philharmonic Symphony, plays in churches around the Chicago area, and is a valued chamber musician for many community events.
An active and passionate teacher, Julieanne is a certified Suzuki Method instructor, having completed certification in all ten Suzuki books with Tanya Carey. She was on faculty member at the Wheaton College Community School of the Arts from 2004 – 2019. There she founded the chamber ensemble program in 2007. She also taught at the Wheaton College Conservatory for several years.
Julieanne received her bachelorís degree in cello performance at the Wheaton College Conservatory. She then received her masterís degree at the DePaul University where she studied with Steve Balderston. Julieanne also continues to work closely with Tanya Carey in her teaching and performing.
Balancing her performing and teaching schedule with her family and their needs is a constant endeavor. She is thankful for her children and husband’s love and support. Above all else, she remains thankful to God for blessing her with the gift of music that she may share with and bless others.